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  1. Dilaudid/oxycodone replacement ideas
    ... Docs are. They tend to give out nothing stronger than Vicodin , so for them, anything stronger than hydrocodone is...

  2. New to the board - would LOVE some feedback:
    ... at the time still refused to give me anything but vicodin even after having me transported from her office to...

  3. Advice Please....
    ... similar meds for the same condition, whether it's vicodin from one and percocet from another or Valium from...
    ... disability , warned me next accident would paralize me. Vicodin for several weeks. 10-04: 85 YO woman rearends me ... shopping in her car at 9pm. Endless chiropractic care, vicodin for less than 2 months, back to some semblance of ... Excursion backs into my trunk, more chiropractic and vicodin . 3-06-current: Teenage girls t-bones me after failing...

  4. fentanyl withdrawal
    ... 12mcg (for 2-3 weeks) Then you can cut it down to Vicodin and slowly taper off of that say for 2-3 weeks. This...

  5. Hey everyone, here's my update...
    ... remember (or care);) about my post last week about my Vicodin RX being restricted by my 'new doc', I had the apt...

  6. feeling nervous about new med
    ... I'm currently on the fentanyl patch (25mcg/hr) and vicodin 10/325 for BT pain.. Halo 3 and call of duty 4 have...

  7. how much tylenol is too much?
    ... lol), but there is a Vicoprofen its basically 7.5 of vicodin and 200mg of Ibuprofen. Seems like a much better ... choice than Vicoden ES. Vicodin never really helped me anyways... now I'm on the Oxycontin...

  8. Which Pain med might work best for me?
    ... have some leftover meds from surgery. I find that Vicodin is not strong enough and does basically nothing for...
    ... N--G screen name!! I agree with you concerning Vicodin . It just sucks in every way. This medication is...
    ... surgeon about Percocet? I am glad you agree that vicodin can feel so useless. Thanks! Lisa...
    ... treating the pain post-diagnosis. You mention that Vicodin is not helpful - has it ever been helpful? If so ... There are other formulas that include the meds in Vicodin (hydrocodone and tylenol) that have more of the narcotic ... (hydrocodone) than Vicodin . These days you can get as much as 10mg of hydrocodone...
    ... the best med to try first. It is much stronger that Vicodin . I agree that it is extremely mild for pain control...
    ... That could be why the vicodin bothers you[apap] Everyone responds differently to ... meds. as an individual. There is vicodin without the apap[tylonol] but with ibprophen,called...

  9. Prescription Only Good For 10 Days
    ... without the huge ups and downs going from dilaudid to Vicodin every 6 hours has to create....

  10. Vicodin headache?
    ... I got a headache from Vicodin once. The dr told me I had a "rebound headache."...
    ... this helps you....also ask the PA-C who RX'ed the vicodin to you what to do as well either next visit or over...
    ... 1978?you might want to actually try midrin instead of vicodin for your headpain. the reason vascular headaches...

  11. med change
    ... years for chronic pain. The meds have ranged from Vicodin , to Buprenorphine, to Duragesic patches, to Methadone...

  12. First Pain Management appointment... so awful.
    ... not asking for Oxycontin.. I'm not even asking for VICODIN ! I don't want pills to get high! My Tylenol 4's were...

  13. moody & no patience on pain meds
    ... Hello Sammy. I found that with vicodin and morphine my mood goes to the basement. My dog...
    ... I know the few times I've taken Vicodin I got irritable when it started to wear off. The same...

  14. long term pain relief
    ... a ditz when I take that stuff! So, we tried the vicodin and bingo.. got a winner for me. It worked even better...

  15. Norco question
    ... other meds. The reason he prescribes Norco and not Vicodin is because of the lower APAP content. I like the ... their patients. If you doctor already has you taking Vicodin , it might be worth asking about switching to the Norco ... think it's worth bringing up if you are already on Vicodin ....
    ... course we all know that the ingredients in norco, vicodin , etc. are all the same.... hydrocodone and tylenol...
    ... advantages of the compounded hydrocodone over norco, vicodin , etc. and one disadvantage. Advantages: No tylenol...

  16. Update On New Doc Visit From Lee
    ... advised me to take extra strenght tylenol along with my vicodin and dilaudid, no more than 6-8 per day. He seems...
    ... curious why he had you take extra strength tylenol WITH vicodin ... there is already tylenol inside the vike... why...
    ... someone asked why my doc had me taking tylenol with vicodin since vicodin has tylenol in it. It got me thinking ... Aleve but it upset my stomach. I take one 7.5/500 vicodin 1 twice a day and 1 4mg dilaudid twice a day. The ... start taking extra strength tylenol. Take 1 with the vicodin and than he said that I could take up to 4 to 6 more...
    ... someone asked why my doc had me taking tylenol with vicodin since vicodin has tylenol in it. It got me thinking ... Aleve but it upset my stomach. I take one 7.5/500 vicodin 1 twice a day and 1 4mg dilaudid twice a day. The ... start taking extra strength tylenol. Take 1 with the vicodin and than he said that I could take up to 4 to 6 more...

  17. Pain Medications Question
    ... ultram-and percocet 10..I have been on cylabrex (sp?), Vicodin Es and other milder pain meds. nothing works, Yes...

  18. RSD - Finally starting Pain Management...
    ... the Percocet). It's just weird that Percocet... Vicodin ... do not work for my foot pain. Just the Tylenol ... Tylenol 4's didn't help with my oral surgery, only the Vicodin and Percocet does. And the Vicodin and Percocet doesn...

  19. More Drugs!!
    ... injection. I asked if there was something "better" than vicodin for those bad days. He gave me a script for MScontin...
    ... will be a breeze and you may be able to go back to Vicodin as a break through med. If you felt like experimenting ... works and another doc is willing to use this and some vicodin when things get bad, why not buy yourself a few more...
    ... arth, I went the through the same thing, started on vicodin & only got a couple hrs if that of relief so the doc ... would it be better to try the something like the vicodin on those days? I try to take over the counter but...
    ... few more years if posible. If you started with Vicodin and moved to Oxy every day. Even in small doses, It ... depends on the dose and the regularity. If you add Vicodin Sammy, that's just more opiate which means more dependence ... just a fact, just like tolerance is going to occur. Vicodin used to work, now you need 10 mhg percocet. I'm...
    ... I think I understand what you are saying. I was on vicodin for only about 1 month & never took to many, always ... take more I would try the smallest increments. The vicodin just was not strong enough I believe from the get...

  20. Pain killers at work?
    ... Hi Ironman, If you can't take Vicodin , you certainly can't take any of the other stronger...
    ... Kadian (sustained release morphine) Neurontin and Vicodin for my pain. The Kadian which I take twice a day ... nothing but rest throughout the day, I must take the Vicodin if I plan to do or go anywhere. I always feel nauseated ... pain is worse from the days limited activity. The Vicodin makes me sleepy and does help my pain somewhat, however...
    ... comfortable if the Pilot of the plane I was on popped a few Vicodin s on his way to work. Or the neurosurgeon about to ... to put my purse inside there was a giant bottle of Vicodin belonging to the man whose desk it normally is. I...

  21. vicoden-tramadol
    ... the amount of tylenol you may be taking per day. The vicodin does not come in 350. Look at your bottle. There should...
    ... the amount of tylenol you may be taking per day. The vicodin does not come in 350. Look at your bottle. There should...
    ... heart feel like it will pound out of my chest.:) The vicodin (hydrocodone) comes in many different strenths as...

  22. codeine contin
    ... long acting) = Oxycontin hydrocone + acetaminophen = Vicodin codeine + acetaminophen = Tylenol 3 Percocet is ... stronger than Vicodin which is stronger than TYlenol 3. Hope that info helps...

  23. started methadone for back pain
    ... After several years of taking vicodin , Motrin, and Neurontin for chronic back pain and nerve...
    ... QUOTE=lucy777;3252894]After several years of taking vicodin , Motrin, and Neurontin for chronic back pain and nerve...

  24. suboxone
    ... not an addict ( really no denial) but prefer this to vicodin or oxycodone both of which i have been given liberally ... local doc's will subscribe. I can get a script for vicodin , oxycodone , oxycontin & duragesic easily. why is...

  25. Which med for back pain
    ... when I see the surgeon he will prescribe usually 80 vicodin s with the directions of 1 or 2 every 4 hours as needed ... or walking sometimes) I will take one or two of the vicodin s as a way to get some relief prior to the pain setting ... rest. I don't like taking the full amount of the vicodin s due to the constipation issues as well as don't want ... muscle relaxer which he agreed with along with the vicodin s to take as needed - at least that is the understanding ... minutes of trying. For a while, I was taking one vicodin about an hour before exercising which was helping...

  26. Managing pain with patches
    ... up and down effect like other pain medications like vicodin or percocet.) If used properly the patch should NOT...

  27. Any insight?? Opiate tolerant? What comes after ESI's and trigger points?
    ... question is what else is there to try?? I can't use vicodin because it is just to constipating and I have the...

  28. Best meds for nerve pain
    ... ultram plus 3 perc 7.5 over to the 25mcg patch with vicodin HP. I too just got on the patch about 5 weeks ago...
    ... ultram plus 3 perc 7.5 over to the 25mcg patch with vicodin HP. I too just got on the patch about 5 weeks ago...
    ... taper that as well. I had a question about what is Vicodin HP. I have taken Vicodin before but not sure what...
    ... equivalencies. The 25mcg is the same as taking 15 (5mg) vicodin or 10 (5mg) percoent. for every 25mcg just double...
    ... few years. I also have Fentanyl patch 50mcg, plus 2 Vicodin 5mg a day. I take Lunesta at night to sleep, plus...
    ... few years. I also have Fentanyl patch 50mcg, plus 2 Vicodin 5mg a day. I take Lunesta at night to sleep, plus...

  29. How long does percocet last?
    ... If you have never taken Vicodin , the Percocet will be hard to compare to anything...

  30. Fentanyl patch advice needed
    ... it more difficult to get off of as well. If it was vicodin or percocet that I was trying to get off of it would...

  31. I need some advice.
    ... and down effect of the pills such as percocet and vicodin . I have been on Ultram for 1 1/2 years and currently...
    ... and down effect of the pills such as percocet and vicodin . I have been on Ultram for 1 1/2 years and currently...

  32. Relaxing Techniques
    ... day is the usual "dosage." I was on fentanyl, vicodin , cymbalta, lyrica, naproxin, and lunesta. But all...

  33. Fentyl Patch Withdrawal
    ... meds for. That is another story. I was also on vicodin for 4 years, stooped that 2 weeks earlier, 9/12. If ... smarter I would have reversed the process and used the vicodin to titrate down! Hoping to stay off, may have to...

  34. generic Roxicodone
    ... caution or red flag attitude. When I was taking Vicodin and Hydrocodone a few years back, I really noticed...

  35. The honeymoon is over
    ... The first month was fantastic. The doc put me on Vicodin HP (double strength). I felt so alive, was thinking...

  36. Bad Life, Pain, Last Appt With Doc. Support Please
    ... treats my pain and he has been pretty good. one 7.5 vicodin twice a day and 1 4 mg dialadid twice a day. 5 mg...
    ... treats my pain and he has been pretty good. one 7.5 vicodin twice a day and 1 4 mg dialadid twice a day. 5 mg...

  37. Question on Kadian
    ... for only about 5 days. I had been taking mostly vicodin (5) a day and managing activity. More recently I ... had to start adding more vicodin and percosettes. I suffer from cervical spine problems ... at least 3 hours during the day. When I take the vicodin s on schedule like the dr. told me to, I am experiencing ... relief. I hate the feeling so much I removed one of the vicodin s from my schedule, but that isn't helping me. ... t like feeling this buzz, I never had that on the vicodin s, will this wear off and how long does it take? Will...
    ... doctor. Kadian is a long-acting medication, and the Vicodin at this point show only be used for acute break-thru ... to be used on a schedule and the short-acting med ( Vicodin ), only used for increased pain. It may lessen your...

  38. Help with depression from Ultram withdrawal
    ... making sure I keep up on my Fentanyl Patch and take my Vicodin and muscle relaxant...uugh...just for one day I would...

  39. Ultram - Suitable for Everyday Use?
    ... All of the quicker acting pain meds, vicodin , norco, percocet, were first intended for acute use...

  40. Does anyone has heart problem and can't take Percocet or meds containg acitomophen?
    ... strengths. Also, I have seen many that take hydrocodone ( Vicodin and Lortab are a hydro and tylenol mix), that the...

  41. what else? when pain meds arent working anymore?
    ... that I dont' take any of those anymore except for my vicodin since I started Lyrica. It has worked wonders for...

  42. Oh no! My Pain Dr has had his office closed down.
    ... enough to do a taper and maybe put you back on the vicodin , which is no where near what you were getting, but...

  43. Some Wicked #&*!
    ... lidacaine patch not much help so i take lyrica and vicodin and live one pill at a time!!!! good luck to you hope...

  44. I did it
    ... first visit, I told him I was taking the max dose of Vicodin . He told me how dangerous that was -- the APAP (I ... after MAJOR back surgery with #30 regular-strength vicodin , which the doctors on rounds said that was the best...

  45. Primary Care Doctor Versus Pain Management
    ... though I am asking for somwthing awful. I take 7.5 vicodin 4-6 tmes a day and some medicine for anxiety klonopin...
    ... reacted to it) & also stated she would keep me on vicodin for a very short time(which was not working).she expected...

  46. My PM told me I violated their policy
    ... was the case with me when an oral surgeon prescribed Vicodin for a tooth extraction. Just be totally honest...

  47. Don't be naive about Dilaudid. I was, and now I'm sorry.
    ... day rather than multiple daily doses of T3. I tried Vicodin (lortab 7.5) and it didn't do anything for my pain...

  48. Pharmatist refused to fill my prescription
    ... an instant release or short acting medication like Vicodin or Percocet where you take certain doses several times...

  49. Methadone For Pain Relief
    ... a synthetic opiate and acts similarly to Morphine, Vicodin , Oxycodone (OxyContin), etc. From my experience...
    ... perfect. I, sometimes, need to take 1.5 extra strength vicodin , but I take less than 20 a month. Yes, there are...

  50. Working while on Pain Medication
    ... I felt the pain, when it gets stronger, codeine or vicodin helps, but I try to have a bit of caffiene when working...

  51. Vicodin vs. Vicuprofin
    ... always just take a couple Ibuphrofen along with a vicodin . The low mix of IBU does allow for higher dosing,...
    ... always just take a couple Ibuphrofen along with a vicodin . The low mix of IBU does allow for higher dosing, ... acetaminophen, as recommended by my pain dr. Vicodin (Lortab 7.5) doesn't work for me at all, and only...
    ... I switched from Vicodin to Vicoprofen a while back and haven't had any problem...

  52. At wits end
    ... years of pain, and none of them gave me more than Vicodin , and most would not give me anything except another...

  53. Lyrica vs. Neuotin .. please expain ?
    ... relief from my pain (I have actually missed my dose of vicodin by one hour which is a first because my pain was not...

  54. Hi All! Had Unscedualed Surgery Last Thursday, In A Lot Of Pain, Read This,scary....
    ... evening! I had to argue with her about giving me vicodin es to go home with!!!! She did finally. In closing...
    ... anything stronger after surgery. Of course taking the vicodin es 2 every 4 hours made me real constipated, but releif...

  55. Stopping The Patch! Ugh!!!!!!"
    ... husband slapped half of a 25mcg patch on me and I took a Vicodin and that helped to settle me down quite a bit. ... that I have to titrate off of it and possibly use Vicodin to supplement the withdrawals according to my PM Doctor...

  56. Will I be KICKED OUT for Non-Compliance?????
    ... gotten some looks. Even though I had them hold on to vicodin because doc changed to differnent med, next day. I...

  57. What next step to take
    ... told me I could only take 3 a day, and gave me 40 Vicodin ES. I explained to him that it would have to be 3 ... because of the meds I was taking. I have been taking vicodin ES for a long time and I need 2 pills each time for...
    ... promised to give me my meds. At the time, I was on vicodin , 5mg with darvocet for breakthrough. Well, when I...
    ... same exact place for a long time. I was taking many Vicodin per day. I needed something MUCH stronger, but that ... was all my doctor would prescribe. #30 vicodin a month. When in reality, I should have been on something ... doctors who were floored when I told them how much vicodin I was taking -- 2 every 4 hours for a total of 12 ... surgeon, who also only prescribed regular-strength vicodin after major back surgery. Yep! They said they did ... what you get surgery for, you only get sent home with Vicodin ? It was a joke. And this was, of course, a county ... The most that so many doctors will prescribe is Vicodin , even when something stronger and longer-acting is ... seriously doubt (and by your own admission) that one vicodin is going to do squat. Find a pain doctor. See if...

  58. Duragesic patch question
    ... back I guess...my therapist also suggested that I use Vicodin in place of it to prevent such the withdrawal...so...

  59. Confused and need answers
    ... knows what is wrong. I have been on Lortab and now Vicodin off and on for a long time. My doctor has run out...

  60. So exhausted,Lyrica,oxycodone? & still in pain!
    ... since starting the lyrica. I was only taking 10/750 of vicodin 4 times a day for pain and in between doses the pain ... doses. I do notice increased sleepiness however the vicodin had me jumping through hoops even though the pain...
    ... about 30min each afternoon, but that is ok because the vicodin would never let me rest it kept me moving and then...
    ... realize they really did little compared to taking Vicodin . I really had apsolutely no life and was still in...

  61. Any suggestions on pain meds?
    ... not the nerve pain that I am having the issue with. Vicodin contains hydrocodone so it is out. Dilaudid is one...

  62. Back hurts...can't take pain meds! Please HELP!!!
    ... take them myself. But tylenol based meds, such as Vicodin , Percocet, Tylenol 4, ect. should not increase your...

  63. Major med change, did I do the right thing?
    ... to do a radical decision was made, I went back on Vicodin . Huge shock but was totally at my wits and sleeping ... actually in control!! How can I go from 200mg to mere vicodin and less pain? I'm astonished and honestly wonder...
    ... long-acting meds and switched to, as you said, mere vicodin . I had a lot of the same symptoms on Kadian, including ... your doctor would not try certain things? How much vicodin are you taking? I would worry about liver toxicity ... and 325 mg APAP. Compare this to regular-strenth vicodin , which contains 5 mg hydrocodone and 500 mg APAP. ... of w/ds is the worst. How often are you taking the vicodin ? Cuz I am worried you will continue to experience...
    ... would talk to your doctor. Maybe you can increase the Vicodin until it gets better? I am so glad that your pain ... is a very good thing. Now that you are back on the Vicodin only, you have so many more options available to you...

  64. Losing my patience and getting a temper, short fused on meds?
    ... first start taking it. I mean when I used to take Vicodin I felt like building a house or cleaning the garage...

  65. Comments on Lyica please
    ... twice a day. I do actually feel relief from it. I take vicodin e every 4 hours and between doses the pain use to just ... so far are I'n not quite as hyper as I was from the vicodin , I actually can take a nap. I did confuse a few words...
    ... twice a day. I do actually feel relief from it. I take vicodin e every 4 hours and between doses the pain use to just ... so far are I'n not quite as hyper as I was from the vicodin , I actually can take a nap. I did confuse a few words...

  66. Confused,Scared and Upset
    ... so many meds. I am sure like everyone else here. vicodin was only lasting max 3 hrs. Never in my life did I...

  67. Morphine Anyone?
    ... doc kept upping it. It didn't help any more than Vicodin and it made me a Zombie. I decided to stop taking...

  68. Ultram - Itching!!
    ... codeine like medication. I get it twice as bad with vicodin but not so bad with Ultram...but I know what you are...
    ... severe pain that Tylenol3 wasn't covering, so was Rxd vicodin (lortab) and that did make me itch, as did ms contin...

  69. My insurance won't cover my lyrica...
    ... Hi all!! Well now along with my increased dosage of vicodin (10/650)4x daily I am now trying lyrica 75 two times ... usually occurs when I am due to take the next dose of vicodin ,HOORAY . I am soooooo excited that after all this...

  70. Information and advice needed for Implanted Pain Pumps.
    ... the kidneys and liver than products like Ultramn or Vicodin . I suggest you really read the boards, do some...

  71. generic vs name brand meds
    ... varies between makers of the same non generic meds. Vicodin by melencort (spelled wrong) to me is not as good ... as vicodin from Watson. I had to take more of the melencourt...

  72. getting ready fro pm dr. need advice regarding liver
    ... was worried because tho b/c T3 works well for me, vicodin not at all.... I was still concerned about long term...

  73. New to PM
    ... tooth. I need a root canal. My dentist prescribed vicodin , which also wiped out my back pain. I mentioned this...

  74. Problems with pain medication..
    ... serious pain. But after a few weeks I was put on Vicodin ES(7.5/750). I have been taking that since around ... early June my surgeon has been prescribing me the Vicodin ES. Anyways I last saw my doctor(the one who performed ... situation. I told them I would like to be put on Vicodin HP, a medicine I took after my 2nd surgery. HP was...
    ... Oxycodone and Vicodin are not the same medication. The generic version of ... Vicodin and Lortab is hydrocodone/APAP(tylenol). Oxycodone...

  75. started taking Lyrica........
    ... looking for anything for relief. He upped my doseage of Vicodin to 10/650 x4. I honestly already so an improvement...
    ... about possible weight gain. Since the doctor upped my vicodin the same day as I started taking the lyrica it's hard ... live with.............. I am going to continue on the vicodin and the lyrica until I see my doctor next and hopefully...